Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, GameStop Corp. offers a range of employment opportunities in the computer and computer software stores, from Assistant Store Manager to Retail Store Assistant Manager. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $20.15), people who work for GameStop Corp. earn a median wage of $11.50 per hour. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at GameStop Corp., but where you live and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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Earning $16.82 per hour on average, Retail Store Managers receive the most money, followed by Assistant Store Managers (approximately $12.03), Retail Store Assistant Managers (around $11.58), and Keyholders ($9.43). On the lower end are Sales Associates at about $7.97 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Long Beach, Calif.; Houston, Texas (around $13.02), New York, N.Y. ($12.00), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $11.08) are the next top-paying cities. Mebane, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $7.59, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, GameStop Corp. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $13.25 per hour.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $11.26 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (64 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.12 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $10.74 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. GameStop Corp. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $10.64 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Customer Relations; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $12.24 per hour. A garden variety skill at GameStop Corp. is Customer Service; a strong majority of GameStop Corp.'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Retail, Sales, and Team Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, GameStop Corp. gives paid vacation to 44 percent and paid sick leave to 36 percent. Roughly one in three workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of workers, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, flexible hours, company store discount, and life insurance.

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$7 - $12
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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